One Year To Go To Tokyo 2020

Summer Sports

Bolt wins on return but upstaged by Oliver

By Mike Rowbottom

July 16 - Triple world record holder Usain Bolt had said he was capable of running 9.70sec in tonight’s Samsung Diamond League meeting in Paris, but he managed to beat his fellow Jamaicans Asafa Powell and Yohan Blake with a time of 9.84 on an evening when David Oliver (pictured) came within two hundredths of a second of the world 110 metres hurdles record.

Gordon ruled out of British contention again

By Tom Degun

July 13 - Britain’s men’s basketball team have suffered a huge setback ahead of their EuroBasket qualifying campaign this summer with the news that NBA and Detroit Pistons star Ben Gordon (pictured) will not be able to join up with the team due to a slow recovery from a minor operation to his ankle.